The considered portfolio of Romanian-based photographer and painter Lăcră Grozăvescu centers around a sleek, monochromatic aesthetic that champions human contact. She excels in the use of colours combinations and texture, focusing on documenting a space and the feeling implied by that particular space. In ‘A study of time & memory’ series, she explores the connection between the external and internal and the transition from material to spiritual, from human to divine. The black and white photographs create a sense of rhythm and harmony, inviting the viewer to step into a magical and blissful world.
Starting with 2018, I began to document how people act on the street and how they adapt to living in a big city. A recording of everyday life. I look for diversity in the subjects I choose, using darkness and shadows to emphasize solitude, fear, sadness, isolation.It’s a whole process of discovering, experimenting, understanding and learning. Human emotions are expressed in a lyrical way of seeing the world, focusing on the details of ordinary life. There is a frequent isolation of human kind in an urban environment that can be observed at a universal scale.
A recurrent theme in my Photography is Time and how people react to it. I try to capture the fragility and shortness of a moment, a moment that instantly becomes a memory. There have been a lot of debates on this theme, but the mystery still revolves around it. I think of my pictures to be a testimony of a universal space where physical time is irrelevant, emphasizing how the real concept of ‘Time’ can be quite different for each individual. While for some stands still, for others moves continuously back and forth.